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FDA's Website Awards

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The DietChannel.com gave the FDA Web site its "Best of the Web" Award. The award cited FDA's goal of protecting public health by maintaining food safety. The citation stated that "You can’t beat the reliability and knowledgeable information on this site."

WWW Health Award 2004 Bronze Award logo

FDA's Internet site received a Bronze award in the World Wide Web 2004 Health Awards competition. The agency was cited as a "government" Website in the class Health Promotion/Disease & Injury Prevention Information.

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National Association of Government Communicators logo

The FDA Website received an "Award of Excellence" in May 2004 from the National Association of Government Communicators.

 [USA Today Hot Site]

USA Today.com named FDA's Website one of its "Hot Sites." It praised FDA for "providing consumer guidance about buying anti-anthrax drugs online" and said the FDA site "is a virtual portal to a host of other health-related info--from LASIK surgery to choking risks."

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WWW Health Award 2003 Award of Merit

FDA's home page received a Merit award in the World Wide Web 2003 Health Awards competition. The agency was cited as a "government" Website in the class Health Promotion/Disease & Injury Prevention Information.

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FDA's website was rated highest of all federal sites in a 2001 Brown University study of government websites. The study evaluated whether needed information was available and if average citizens could easily find it.

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[WWW 2000 Health Award]

FDA's home page received a Bronze award in the World Wide Web 2002 Health Awards competition. The agency was cited as a "government" Website in the class Health Promotion/Disease & Injury Prevention Information.

[MedExplorer Top Rated Site]

The FDA Web site has been named a "Top Rated Site on MedExplorer." Top rated sites were chosen based on usefulness, content, design, speed, and targeted audience.

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[WWW 2000 Health Award]

FDA's home page received a Bronze award in the World Wide Web 2000 Health Awards competition. The agency was cited as a "government" Website in the class Health Promotion/Disease & Injury Prevention Information.

[Six Senses Seal of Approval]

The FDA Web site has been awarded the Six Senses Seal of Approval from the Echo Strategies Group, a healthcare marketing and planning group. The seal is given to healthcare and medical Web sites that have demonstrated exceptional design and content.

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[Agview award]

The FDA Web site was designated a "cool site" by AgView Internet search service, one of the most popular agricultural search engines on the Net today.

[ParenthoodWeb Select Parenting Site Award]

ParenthoodWeb has selected the FDA Web site as one of the best parenting sites on the web. The site was judged by a panel of parent reviewers to be valuable to parents and exhibit exceptional quality.

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Emergency Nursing World award

The Emergency Nursing World Website awarded the FDA Web site its "Cool Web-Find" award for "exceptional quality of presentation using the Web medium, value and usefulness to the practice of Emergency Nursing and of associated emergency health professionals."

Dow Jones Business Directory award

FDA's MedWatch Site received the Dow Jones Business Directory "Select Site" award and was cited as a "high-quality, business Web site" that provides reliable information to Internet users.

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Select Surf Best of the Web award

The FDA Web site was selected for inclusion in SelectSurf's Internet guide to best sites. This recognition is given only to sites meeting SelectSurf's criteria for content, usefulness, presentation, ease of use, and originality.

[EyeOnTheWeb Selected Site Award]

Internet Eye on the Web named the FDA Web site a "selected site." Selections are made based on content, usability, graphics, and overall design.

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[WebPilot Original Link Recognition Medal]

The FDA Web site was awarded the WebPilot Original Link Recognition Medal, an honor bestowed by WebPilot on sites it considers "useful, fun, exciting, great looking, or just plain good to know about."

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